... writing "when the kids don't need me" makes prime-writing-time fall between one and six a.m.
... you think of your computer as one your best friends (and yet, you long to trade your best friend in for a newer, sleeker model.)
... coffee is your favorite food group.
... your kids regularly tell you, "Don't write that down!"
... your kids regularly tell you, "Mom! Write this down!"
... your five-year-old says, "Mommy, today I played my heart out. No ... I played my energy out. No ... 'played my heart out.' Yes. That sounds better. 'Today I played my heart out.' Yes. That's it."